Tag Archive: Teaching to the Test

Jan 10

School or Education


As a public school teacher we are placed under a lot of pressure to provide an education for our students, and rightly so.  That is why I choose that career and have persevered doing it for over a decade.  Unfortunately it gets tougher every year to stay with it.  Do not get me wrong, I …

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Feb 19

Standardized Test: Teaching or Testing that is the Question


via So, just taking a little break from getting an end of the year test study guide done for my students, and as I was working on it and it kept getting longer and longer I started to think about all the days wasted in the school year prepping for this end-all be-all standardized test.  …

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Apr 02

Monday Musing: This Makes No Sense


Lately in my classroom it seems like I keep telling myself over and over again that this makes no sense.  Being an eighth grade U.S. history teacher there are a lot of ups and downs, and I can happily say that I have had a lot more ups than downs in my short teaching career.  …

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